Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Priest's Hole and Dovedale

Sat 14 Jun 2014

Route: Cow Bridge - Hartsop Above How - Hart Crag - Houndshope Cove - Priest's Hole - Houndshope Cove - Dovedale - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 3 hours 25 minutes

With: On Own


Warm, hardly any wind.

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Looking down on Hartsop, height is quickly gained

Looking over Brothers Water to Hartsop Dodd

Looking back, Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes on the far side of the valley

The view northeast as I gain the ridge

Looking up the ridge

The ridge ahead from Gale Crag

Deepdale and St Sunday Crag

Dove Crag from Hartsop Above How's summit

Hart Crag from Hartsop Above How's summit

Looking back to Hartsop Above How

Dove Crag

Zooming in on the Priest's Hole

Looking back down my route as I ascend Hart Crag

Looking back to Hartsop Above How

Windermere to the south

Hart Crag summit cairn (the southern one)

Hart Crag summit, looking towards Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag's northern cairn

Heading down into Houndshope Cove

This boulder marks where to turn off the main path to go up to the Priest's Hole

Priest's Hole

Looking out

Hartsop Above How from the Priest's Hole

A step descent into Dovedale

Upper Dovedale

Looking back towards Dove Crag

Into the woodland

Looking across Brothers Water to Hartsop Dodd

Previous Walk: Blencathra (Thu 12 Jun 2014)

Next Walk: Clough Head and Great Dodd from High Row (Wed 18 Jun 2014)

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